The Elgin Valley, a mere hours drive from Cape Town, is the ideal destination for a relaxing weekend getaway. If you have visited the area before you may be familiar with South Hill Vineyards; if not you are missing out! As well as producing fantastic, cool-climate wines, South Hill Wine Farm offers luxury guest accommodation.[Read more…]
Child Friendly Travel
Child friendly travel in South Africa. From luxury five star to self-catering accommodation and travel suitable for the whole family.
Have you been to De Hoop Nature Reserve before? If not, it should definitely be on your, post-lockdown, bucket list. The De Hoop Nature Reserve and it’s Marine Protected Area, is one of Cape Nature’s flagship nature reserves, most commonly known for its enormous Southern Right Whale migratory calving population.[Read more…]
A recent media trip found me exploring Oudtshoorn, an area that I have not visited in years. For me, the first two things that come to mind when someone mentions Oudtshoorn are crocodiles and ostriches. So it was not very surprising that our first activity was the Safari Ostrich Farm, part of Cape Country Routes.[Read more…]
I have been fortunate to explore many beautiful hidden Gems in the Cape Winelands. A recent discovery is Vondeling Wines, in Voor-paardeberg, in Paarl.[Read more…]
We recently escaped the city for a Winelands glamping experience, at the new AfriCamps at Doolhof Wine Estate, in Wellington.[Read more…]
Each year I look forward to planning our family holidays. Unfortunately, with increasing costs, affordable family travel is often not easily achievable. Sometimes booking accommodation can be a real gamble and who has time or money to gamble with your family holiday? [Read more…]